Video Surveillance System (VSS) For Construction Sector

MOM: Video surveillance system (VSS) for construction sector

WSH Legislation on VSS

From 1 June 2024, all construction worksites with a contract value of $5 million and above are required to install VSS.

VSS Surveillance Cameras

4G Live Steaming Camera

Body Camera – 4G Live Steaming Camera


Where are the locations requiring VSS installation?

VSS must be installed at the following locations:

  • Every area, including every floor of a building under construction, where any of the following works is carried out or intended to be carried out:
    – Work at height where a person may fall off or through a distance of more than 2 metres
    – Erection, dismantling and maintenance of scaffolds and formwork structures
    – Excavation works and shoring
  • Every area where lifting operations are carried out or intended to be carried out or lifting machines, such as cranes, gondolas or mobile elevated working platforms are used.
  • Every area where industrial trucks such as forklifts, excavators or steam rollers are used.
  • Every area where vehicular traffic might pose danger to persons carrying out any work.
  • Every loading or unloading area.
  • Every confined space where any work is carried out or intended to be carried out, if a VSS can be safely installed.

What are the required specifications for VSS?

The VSS must be able to:

  • Record colour images at the resolution of at least HD 1080, which is 1920×1080 pixels or equivalent
  • Record images of at least 12 frames per second
  • Support the export of recorded images or video footages in *.avi, *.mp4 or other common multi-media container formats
  • Make recordings with a date stamp, time stamp and camera identification code, which do not materially obstruct the recorded images.
  • Recordings should be kept for a period of:
    – At least 30 days after the recording is made
    – At least 180 days after the date of the incident if there is a reportable WSH incident


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